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America fights the depression

America fights the depression

a photographic record of the Civil Works Administration

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Published by Coward, McCann in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Henry G. Alsburg ; introduction by Harry L. Hopkins.
ContributionsUnited States. Federal Civil Works Administration.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 87/4261 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination160 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2161148M
LC Control Number88890081


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Most of the pictures show CWA workers digging, building things, fixing things, painting things, and so on. The Depression caused major political changes in America. Three years into the depression, President Herbert Hoover, widely shamed for not doing enough to combat the crisis, lost the election of to Franklin Delano Roosevelt by an embarrassingly wide margin.

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